Monthly Archives: December 2010

New Years Eve in Gordonsville, Virginia

As 2010 ends, let’s have a safe and enjoyable New Years Eve.  I’m pulling together some data for 2010 market reports (look for them next week!), heading to Gordonsville, Virginia to meet with a client, then into Charlottesville, Virginia to … Continue reading

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Virginia Homes, Farms & Land 2011 Almanac

The UPS man dropped the 2011 Almanacs off at Camp Karen (our home between Zion Crossroads & Gordonsville, Virginia) yesterday morning.  I began passing them out yesterday afternoon to great reviews.  Several of you have asked, “Where is my 2011 … Continue reading

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Charlottesville, Virginia FOP Lodge Helps Police Officer Keep His Home

I’ve lived in Virginia since 1960 and all but seven of those years in Central Virginia.  In the past I’ve posted about real estate for sale, interesting events and places in Virginia, plus real estate tips.  The beauty of Virginia … Continue reading

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Charlottesville, Virginia’s own Dickens’ Village

Last evening Karen and I were treated to a tour of Dickens’ Village in Charlottesville thanks to Mayor Andy.  Each year Mayor Andy creates a new display of his Department 56 Dickens’ Village Series buildings.  Some chose to display the … Continue reading

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8391 Old Somerset Road, Somerset, Virginia 22972

Good showing of 8391 Old Somerset Road in Orange County, Virginia this morning! Even with the blustery winds, the view of the Southwest Mountains and 5 bedroom custom brick home with detached 3 car brick garage workshop were spectacular. With a prime location between Fredericksburg and Charlottesville in the heart of Virginia Horse Country, this home remains a great value with prime location in today’s market. Heading out to Green Springs, Virginia to look at some land this afternoon. If you’re interested in this home, any home, a farm or land, I am here to help so let’s talk! Continue reading

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Central Virginia Angus Beef- Buy Local

Ready for a great steak on the grill or need some ground beef?  At Camp Karen (our home) we use certified Angus Beef from Foods for Thought in Central Virginia.  For years we’ve been getting our beef from Rob at Foods … Continue reading

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Virginia Road Conditions – VDOT Info

We’ve got some ice and closed roads this morning in Central Virginia!  Several Schools closed for the day due to poor travel conditions.  The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) maintains a great web page with updated winter road conditions or you … Continue reading

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Ski Wintergreen & Massanutten, Virginia This Season

Our grandson’s (Evan’s 5 and Mason’s 2) are heading to Wintergreen in Nelson County, Virginia this weekend with their other Grandfather on a ski trip.  They love skiing! Hopefully, I’ll get some new photos to post.  For the all of us in … Continue reading

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Buying Virginia Land

  If you are interested in buying land (at 1/3 acre building lot to a 500 acre retreat), the fall and winter provide a great opportunity for walking the land. Since the leaves have fallen and undergrowth has died back, you … Continue reading

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Martha Jefferson Hospital -Family Medicine at Zion Crossroads

With a ribbon cutting this morning, Martha Jefferson Hospital opened its latest facility, a Family Medicine Center, in the Spring Creek Business Park in Zion Crossroads, Louisa County, Virginia.  Dr. Michael Sty will be providing healthcare services to the residents … Continue reading

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